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THE 2003-04 Kelowna Rockets, which won the Memorial Cup hosted by our city, has been inducted into the B.C. Hockey Hall Of Fame.

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He was a father, a golfer, a fun-loving hockey player and reputedly a hard-working guy. A child of the Kootenays, Christopher Ausman is also being described as a pretty tough 32-year-old man by the many friends and family leaving thoughts, pictures and videos on the Facebook page set up to mark his loss. Yet something happened to Ausman in the early hours of Saturday that RCMP cannot or will not explain. An officer found his deceased body in a pool of blood on a Rutland sidewalk; nothing has come to light about the cause of his death since. “Certainly this is a suspicious death. There’s no doubt about that. This is a 32-year-old man who was found deceased, which is not normal circumstances,” said Const. Kris Clark, Kelowna RCMP spokesman in a press conference held outside the detachment Monday morning. “…We are left with very few other circumstances, yes,” Clark admitted when pressed to add the word “murder” to the description. He would go no further, refusing to answer more questions until the autopsy is complete. Ausman was spotted in the 100-block of Highway 33 a few hun-

The price of parking is going up in Kelowna—at least the parking the city provides. On Monday, city council approved an increase of 75 cents per hour for on-street metered parking, sending the price from 50 cents per hour to $1.25 per hour, part of a larger parking management strategy for the city. The increase is the first for metered parking in the city in 20 years, according to city staff. Off-street parking, now between 50 cents per hour and $1 per hour will have its base rate set at $1 per hour and daily off-street parking will have a base rate of $5 per day, instead of ranging between $3 per day and $5.20 per day. City real estate director Derek Edstrom told council it’s important to keep on-street parking more expensive than off-street parking to encourage drivers to use the local lots and parkades so there will be better turnover of spaces for people using businesses, especially in commercial areas such as downtown, Rutland and South Pandosy. The message resonated with all on council as it was supported unanimously. “I’m a firm believer that parking should cost more than public transit,” said Coun. Colin Basran in supporting approval of the new parking management strategy. He said while viewed as a percentage, the 150 per cent hike appears large, but in terms of dollars and cents, the 75 cent per hour increase is “not that great.” His fellow councillors and Mayor Walter Gray agreed, with several saying the increases are needed if the city is going to effectively manage parking, raise the revenues needed to provide more parking in future and provide better technology for those using it, such as pay stations where credit cards can be used, the ability to pay for parking using cell phone apps and even monitors in the pavement under parking stalls to provide information about available parking for the public. “There is also a bigger objective for the city,” said Mayor Walter Gray, alluding to Basran’s point. “Getting you out of your automobile (and onto public transit, walking or cycling).” The goals of the city’s new strategy, according to city staff, are to improve parking availability, ensure the system continues to pay for itself so general taxation is not impacted and improve customer service options. See City A8

offer much information Monday (right) on the circumstances that led to the death of Kelowna resident Christopher Ausman on a sidewalk along Highway 33 last weekend. dred metres from where it intersects Rutland Road. It was 2:06 a.m. and the officer who called it in is said to have been on a routine patrol. The spot sits mid-way down a block containing the Cadillac Lounge strip club, the Olympia Greek Taverna Restaurant, a jewelry store and a vacant storefront. Only the lounge and the 7-Eleven convenience

store up the street would have had activity at the hour in question, but police have already found and spoken with several bystanders who were in the vicinity that evening. Kelly Ausman, Christopher’s younger brother, provided Global News with an interview stating he was at a poker game two blocks away just prior to his death and may have stopped at the 7-Eleven to

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Fitzpatrick family decides to sell CedarCreek winery Two of the leading winery proprietors in the Central Okanagan have reached an agreement that will see CedarCreek Estate Winery sold to Anthony von Mandl, head of VMF Estates which also owns the Mission Hill Family Estate Winery. Announcement of the deal was made last Friday in a joint statement by von Mandl and Ross Fitzpatrick, who operated the winery with his son Gordon Fitzpatrick. “Our family has long admired the pioneering achievements of Ross, Linda and Gordon Fitzpatrick,” said von Mandl. “The Fitzpatrick family has consistently produced some of the top wines in the Okanagan Valley. “Our family would like to pay tribute to the exceptional work of CedarCreek founder, Senator Ross Fitzpatrick, whose vision has not only built one of the most re-


VIEW of CedarCreek’s Home Block Vineyard overlooking Okanagan Lake. spected estate wineries in British Columbia, but has been instrumental in making the Okanagan wine industry what it is today.” CedarCreek Estate Winery has been recognized twice as Canadian Winery of the Year and was one of the first eight wineries in the Okanagan Valley.

The success of CedarCreek is rooted in the vision of the elder Fitzpatrick, a retired Canadian senator who was born and raised in the Okanagan who fulfilled his boyhood dreams by returning to the Okanagan Valley to acquire an orchard and small vineyard near Kelowna and naming

it CedarCreek. CedarCreek owns some of the valley’s most desirable vineyards in Kelowna and Osoyoos. While CedarCreek was not up for sale when initially approached by von Mandl, the Fitzpatricks said upon reviewing the offer, they saw another family with a shared vi-

sion for the Okanagan Valley who would continue their family legacy for generations to come. “The CedarCreek philosophy of respect the land, honour tradition and pursue perfection has guided us well over the last 27 years, up to and including this final transaction,” said Ross Fitzpa-


Judge reduces bail for arrested reporter Twenty-five-year-old Kelowna freelance reporter Tieja MacLaughlin pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of harassment Friday in Benton County Superior Court, according to KVEW TV in Kennewick, Wash. On its website, the news station reported Mac Laughlin’s bail was reduced from $50,000 to $10,000 and, as a condition of her release from jail, MacLaughlin had to sign a no contact order promising not to contact Jackson Playfair, 19. She also had to surrender her passport and remain in the Benton/ Franklin County area. If convicted, MacLaughlin could face jail time of more than a year

IN U.S. court last Friday in Kennewick, Wash., Kelowna freelance reporter Tieja MacLaughlin gave a plea of not guilty to a charge of harassment involving a player with the WHL’s Tri-City Americans. CONTRIBUTED

and a fine. According to court documents, MacLaughlin threatened Playfair after learning he had cheat-

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lin indicated she was on her way to see him. Officers met MacLaughlin at the Kennewick Super 8 and told her to go home. She told police she’d abide by their conditions, but later in the day Playfair contacted law enforcement and showed that MacLaughlin had sent another 20 to 25 messages. MacLaughlin was subsequently arrested and was held in jail for six

days. MacLaughlin’s LinkedIn account lists her as an employee of both Castanet and Shaw TV. She has also worked for the Kelowna Daily Courier. Playfair is the son of former NHL player and Calgary Flames head coach Jim Playfair. According to KVEW TV, MacLaughlin is due back in court Feb. 12; her trial is scheduled for March 10.

trick. “I cannot imagine a better place for CedarCreek given Anthony’s commitment to the valley and his goal to place the Okanagan on the international wine map which has been unwavering over the last 20 years. We have placed CedarCreek in very good hands… “I am very proud of our accomplishments and would like to extend my sincerest appreciation to my family, staff, colleagues and customers for their support over the years,” Fitzpatrick’s statement concluded. The purchase includes CedarCreek winery and the Fitzpatrick family’s vineyard holdings, ex-

cluding the Greata Ranch Vineyard and Winery in Peachland which the Fitzpatrick family will continue to own and operate. The purchase price was not disclosed and the transaction is expected to close in early February 2014. VMF Estates is the von Mandl family’s newly created family-owned business comprising a collection of vineyards in the Okanagan Valley, including Mission Hill Family Estate. Each winery operates independently, with separate staffing and management. The common purpose is to produce wines that can stand alongside the best in the world.

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Affordability remains an issue Alistair Waters ASSISTANT EDITOR

It’s no wonder people think the price of property in Kelowna is too high. According to figures released last Thursday, the average current asking price for a residential house in the Central Okanagan is a whopping $908,000. But before potential buyers give up on believing they will ever be able to afford to buy a house here, there’s another figure to consider—the average sale price of a house here right now is only $471,000. And according to the one local realtor, finding a “nice” house in a “nice” neighbourhood in the $300,000 to $400,000 range is not the impossibility many think it is. “You’ll just have to drive to the lake instead of walking to it,” said Andrew Smith, with Royal LePage Kelowna. Smith has crunched the numbers and said the disconnect between asking prices and selling prices here is skewed by the fact there are some very expensive houses on the market right now. Four properties are currently listed at more than $10 million each, and another 105 are priced at more than $1 million each. But, while he said houses priced under $400,000 (244 currently on the market) are proving to be pretty quick sells, it’s the large number of houses priced over $800,000 (367) that are stalling when it comes to attracting buyers. And the supply does not look like it’s going to be exhausted any time soon. Last year, 106 houses priced over $1 million were sold in the Cen-

tral Okanagan, averaging just under nine sales per month. At that rate, the 109 currently on the market here would take another year to sell off. “We used to celebrate when a $1 million house was sold,” said Smith. “Now a $2 million sale doesn’t raise an eyebrow.” In the days of escalating property price—prior to the financial crisis that started in 2008—property values sky rocketed making anyone who bought between the lade 1990s and the 2007 very happy. They are likely still ahead of where they started despite the drop in values between 2008 and 2012. But for people who bought at the height of the boom market cycle, the picture is much darker. “There are plenty of people whose mortgages are bigger than the amount they would get for their house,” said Smith. Despite that, local realtors are expressing optimism in the market for 2014, especially given where 2013 ended off. According to the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board: • In December, 25 per cent of buyers were “move-up” buyers for Kelowna homes, about the same as the previous month • 20 per cent were first time buyers compared with 18 per cent the previous month • While the number of buyers coming from places like Alberta (14 per cent) and the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island (6.6 per cent) were slightly lower than the previous month, those numbers are expected to pick up in the traditionally more busy spring and summer months Another sign of a turn around coming here is

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the drop in the number of foreclosures. Currently, there are 40 properties in foreclosure in the Central Okanagan, a number not seen since 2009 when it was 43. Between 2010 and 2013 the number of foreclosures shot up from 83 to150. Earlier last week, the 10th annual Demographia International report,which compares the median price of homes in 360 cities in Canada, Australia, the U.S, the U.K, Japan, Ireland, New Zealand and Hong and Singapore, deemed house prices here “severely unaffordable” in relation to the median household income. But Smith argues the $62,900 household income figure listed in the report is likely too low as it does not account for the money many coming here to buy houses have from such as investments and retirement income. He said supply and demand has never worked particularly well here be-

cause the Kelowna market, despite the hot real estate market of the early 2000s, because it is so heavily is influenced by many other factors in other parts of the county and the Central Okanagan is a draw for people, especially those from the Prairies looking to buy a second home. “You are not likely to buy a second home is Red Deer, Alberta,” said Smith. As for the perception the high asking prices here may have an adverse effect on the local market, Smith said that at first blush it may but if real estate agents work with their clients properly, they can show there are affordable houses to be found here. “There continues to be a huge disconnect between average asking price and selling price overall in our market, but it’s been that way for so long now I think it’s just considered the norm.”










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Public Notice Public Hearing Notice is given that City Council will hold a public hearing on: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 6pm Kelowna city Hall, 1435 Water Street council chambers Council will hear representations from the public who deem an interest in the properties affected by proposed amendments to the Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 10500 and Zoning Bylaw 8000 for:

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Lots 27 & 28, District Lot 139, ODYD, Plan 1303 Bylaw No. 10901 (OCP12-0017) Bylaw No. 10902 (Z12-0069) The applicant is proposing to rezone in order to permit the construction of a 4 storey commercial building. Official community Plan amendment: From the Multiple Unit Residential – Medium Density designation to the Mixed Use (Residential / Commercial) designation. requested zoning change: From the RU2 – Medium Lot Housing zone to the C7 – Central Business Commercial zone. Owner/applicant: Joseph Higgins, Fresh Start Enterprises, Retaine Financial Corp. & Fresh Start Enterprises.

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Lot C, Section 24, Township 28, SDYD, Plan 30848, Except Plan KAP75239, KAP87841 and KAP92925 Bylaw No. 10907 (Z12-0070) and Bylaw No. 10899 (TA13-0005) The applicant is proposing to rezone in order to facilitate the development of four duplexes (8 units) on the subject property which requires a Text Amendment to Zoning Bylaw No. 8000 to increase the maximum density for the zones from 15 units per hectare to 17 units per hectare.


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requested zoning change: from the RU1 – Large Lot Housing zone to the RU4h – Low Density Cluster Housing (Hillside Area) Owner/applicant: Tysen Properties Ltd. / William Bonn Comments can be made in person at the public hearing, or submitted online by email to, or by letter to the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1J4. Presentations at the public hearing are limited to a maximum of five minutes. If a person has additional information they shall be given further opportunity to address Council after all other members of the public have been heard a first time. no representation will be received by council after the conclusion of the public hearing. Correspondence, petitions and e-mails relating to this application must include your name and civic address. Petitions should be signed by each individual and show the address and/or legal description of the property he or she believes would be affected by the proposal. Correspondence and petitions received between January 21, 2014 and 4pm on Monday February 3, 2014 shall be copied and circulated to City Council for consideration at the public hearing. any submissions received after 4pm on Monday February 3, 2014 will not be accepted. The public may review copies of the proposed bylaws, Council reports and related materials online at or at the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall from 8am-4pm, Monday to Friday, as of January 21, 2014 and up to and including February 4, 2014. inFO: 250-469-8645


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Parking: Get used to walking again


arking is always a dicey issue for any Kelowna city council to deal with. That’s probably why council spent well over an hour talking about an increase of 75 cents an hour for on-street meter parking, a discussion that could have concluded in a lot less time. While city councillors and staff articulated the different arguments for why parking rates need to go up, the concern for potential push-back from local residents has little to do with the money side of the argument,

but rather what it represents— change. Kelowna is evolving into a big city, something that many people who moved here over the past 20 years were trying to get away from. People enjoy the lifestyle, accessible amenities and the small town appeal that Kelowna, like many other B.C. Interior communities, has to offer compared to the hustle and bustle of living in the Lower Mainland or southern Vancouver Island. One of the characteristics of

small-town living is cheap and accessible parking. In Vancouver, one argument goes, we shell out big bucks to park our vehicles downtown or in many of the suburbs, so what’s the big deal about increasing parking by 75 cents in Kelowna? The answer is because of what that represents in the growth of Kelowna, the reality that many people have left the city for smaller communities because they don’t want to take out a second mortgage on their

overpriced home to park their car in the Vancouver or Victoria’s downtown core to go to work or attend an event. So, we all need to get used to giving up vehicle parking convenience in favour of walking, just like everyone else in big cities. While using public transit or hoofing it around Kelowna may not be popular for many, it is the way of the future if this city is to truly ever achieve a more balanced transportation system while continuing to grow.

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ast food gets a CITY lift Day, a fundraising bad rap these that helps send CONFIDENTIAL event days. But tomorchildren with disabrow, throughout the ling or life-threatening central southern Interillness to Disneyland ior, biting into a burfor a day. ger could make you Started by the franfeel a whole lot better Alistair chise owners of Okaabout yourself. And it’ll Waters nagan, Shuswap and also help sick kids who Thompson Wendy’s could use a break. restaurants 20 years In what has become an annual ago, Dreamlift Day has grown into a tradition for many in Kelowna, West community celebration unlike most Kelowna, Penticton,Vernon, Salmon others in this area. Arm and Kamloops, diners will willIt’s sheer popularity, public paringly line up—in some cases for more ticipation and fundraising ability has than an hour—to buy food at Wendy’s made it a virtual do-not-miss event for restaurants and contribute to Dreammany—even those who do not regu-

larly eat burgers and fries. Last year, $115,000 was raised—a figure organizers hope to surpass this year. The net proceeds of the day from the nine restaurants involved, as well as donated staff, management and owners’ wages, go to help the Sunshine Foundation pay for the day at Disneyland including early morning and late night flights there and back, escorted visits to the park and more smiles than you could imagine despite the fact it’s a visit to the reputedly “happiest place on Earth.” Over the years, the event that has attracted support from organizations on both sides of the Canada-U.S. bor-

der, who make it happen, including the Orange Country Sheriff’s Department in southern California. While the charitable fundraising effort of the local Wendy’s restaurants is not unique when it comes to fast food companies helping good causes, Dreamlift seems different. It is a truely home-grown effort in corporate philanthropy. And it has caught the attention of Wendy’s corporate bigwigs. They have been here and they have seen first hand the popularity and the public participation. And they have left impressed. So to have Orange Country Sheriff’s deputies who have become a fixture here on Dreamlift Day. The dep-

uties volunteer to escort the kids through the park when they go to Disneyland. So, if you are hungry tomorrow and in the mood to help, join the line up (there will be one) at a local Wendy’s restaurant and experience guilt-free fast food. Wendy’s 20th annual Dreamlift Day goes all day, Wednesday, Jan. 29 at restaurants in Kelowna (Rutland and Highway 97), West Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon, as well as in Salmon Arm and Kamloops. Alistair Waters is the assistant editor of the Capital News.

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Enough with the apologies already To the editor: Re: Will We Be Making Reparations In Future For Today’s Laws? (Jan. 24 Capital News) And: B.C. Should Do A Better Job at Apologizing than Feds (Jan. 14 Capital News column by Alistair Waters). Demanding and granting apologies and reparations for historical wrongs committed a long time ago has become all the rage, and the all-party self-flagellating compulsion of applying today’s moral and social standards to past circumstances and wrong-doings has

turned into a grievance-driven new version of historical revisionism. On June 22, 2006, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, on behalf of all Canadians, apologized fully and unreservedly to the Chinese community for the head tax and for Canada’s subsequent treatment of Chinese immigrants. On Aug. 3, 2008, Stephen Harper, speaking in Surrey, B.C. to a crowd of 8,000 members of the Sikh community, apologized for the 1914 Komagata Maru incident. Enough already. With Ujjal Donanjh having public-

ly advised against apologies for “historical wrongs” (Komagata Maru) and Victor Wong, executive director of the Chinese-Canadian National Council and Sid Tan of the Head Tax Family Society of Canada continuing to advocate apologies for “historical wrongs” (head tax) .... it has now become a no-win matter of: Damned if you do (apologize)and damned if you don’t (apologize). E.W. Bopp, Tsawwassen


U.S. police strictly follow probable cause law To the editor: In the Friday, Jan. 24 issue of the Capital News, a letter from Mr. Grant Baudais appears. He takes issue with the issue of mandatory road-side driver testing. I tend to agree with him to a point, but wish to address another part of his letter. To quote: “The next thing we know, we will mirror the police state to the south of us where you can be stopped and searched without probable cause anywhere, and

be subjected to various forms of delay and harassment.” I would hope that Mr. Baudais is referring to Mexico, where indeed his statement would apply. However, if he is referring to any state in the United States of America, he is absolutely wrong. As a veteran USA police officer and supervisor, retired after 31 years of service, I can categorically state that nowhere in the USA can a search be conducted without probable cause. This rule has

been established for years, by various state courts, and the US Supreme Court. Should an overzealous officer do this, the case would be quickly dismissed upon a motion to suppress evidence. Officers in the USA are very much aware of search and seizure rules. Any officers who routinely ignore the protocol end up having very serious discussions with their supervisors, and the local District Attorney’s office. I also note that, in the State of Oregon, “road

checks” of any kind are prohibited. So, following the logic of Mr. Baudis, British Columbia is more of a “police state” than is the USA! In the USA, a traffic violation is required to justify a vehicle stop. If the officer finds suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants, further investigation is then justified. Having said that, perhaps Mr. Baudais is referring to the broad latitude given to US Homeland Security Border Services officers? True enough,

when crossing the border, one agrees to any search deemed necessary. However, I must state that this is true of Canadian Border Services as well. This is the case in any country, when crossing the border. So, if Mr. Baudais has a specific instance where, in the USA, he was stopped and searched without probable cause, I would be most interested to read the details of his experience. Bob Sherman, Kelowna

Would same negligence as in Fort Chipewyan persist if oil pollutants flowed through Edmonton? To the editor: In his Jan. 23 column Old Man Take A Look At Your Facts-Young Fundraising Tour, Tom Fletcher tries to downplay the toxic effects of the oilsands near Fort McMurray and to discredit Neil Young for alerting the people of Canada to those effects. Fletcher roams far and wide in his critique— from admitting that toxins are on the rise in the area but “found in much high-

er concentrations around large cities where fuel is consumed,” to stating that Young could have referred to “closely packed pumpjacks reaching to the horizon” near Bakersfield where hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) is taking place and to the shale oil train explosion in North Dakota. I hope that means that Fletcher is against the dangers of fracking and of the dangers of trans-

porting shale oil by train but you wouldn’t know it by the way he downplays the increased rate of cancer in the people of Fort Chipewyan. The Dec. 16 Edmonton Journal has an article about John Chadi, recently elected councillor in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo of which Fort Chipewyan is a part. In late October Chadi was diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma, a


Counselling better for mental breakdown than headlines To the editor: As we approach the Healthy Minds Canada/ Bell Canada—Let’s Talk Day for Jan. 28, I found it interesting that page A13 of Jan. 23 Capital News edition held the bold title of Mental Health Services Enhanced and on the bot-

tom was the turn for the front page story “Reporter May Face Criminal Charges in US, due to uttering death threats toward her less than loyal, hockey player boyfriend. This 25-year-old girl doesn’t need a one year prison sentence. She

needs counselling. Assuming too that raking this girl over the coals of humiliation on the cover of her hometown paper that it must have been a pretty slow week in the news. Darci Sellers, Kelowna

very rare cancer of the bile duct which occurs in one of every 100,000 to 200,000 people. This was the third confirmed case in Fort Chipewyan in a decade with several other suspected cases having occurred. The 2011 census gave a population of 847. Fish have been a staple in the diet of the Fort Chipewyan people. However in the Athabasca River fish have been found

with cysts, lesions, crooked spines and bulging eyes. Does Fletcher think that if the Athabasca River, with all its pollutants, flowed south through Edmonton, instead of north to Fort Chipewyan there would be the same negligence that has been shown to the people of Fort Chipewyan? Peter Kerr, Kelowna

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term parking in shortterm spaces or to effectively replenish reserve funds to support our parking and transportation infrastructure,” said Dave Duncan, parking operations coordinator for the city. “Current on-street parking rates have been in effect and unchanged for over 20 years, and are well below market rates and the true cost of providing the service.” In addition to the increases in parking rates, council also approved development of specific area parking plans as the next phase of the parking strategy. That strategy will allow City Hall to respond to a number of challenges related to parking in key areas, including changes to parking supply, a growing demand for shortand long-term parking in developing areas and the impacts of increased growth and development on neighbouring residential areas. In the short term, the city plans to spend $19 million on expanding the existing library parkade

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downtown and building a new parkade, in part to service a planned new Interior Health office building proposed for the corner of Doyle Avenue and Richter Street downtown. The new parkade would be built between Memorial Arena and the Kelowna Museum, and will include some public parking as well as spots reserved for workers at the new IH building. To allow time for public notification of the increased rates, the changes are not planned to go into effect until June 1. All monthly parking customers, who will also see an increase—base rates will go to $53 to $66 per month from the existing range of $35.75 to $65 per month at city owned parking lots—will receive notification of changes by mail two months in advance. Edstrom said the changes will bring parking rates at city lots and parkades more in line with what private parking providers charge. In putting together the plan, city staff consulted with numerous local

groups, such as business associations, residents’ associations, business people in areas throughout the city and developers. All expressed support for the city’s plan. “The city wants to ensure there is sufficient parking for customers and visitors to key areas, while at the same time supporting the goal of providing a balanced transportation network from the Official Community Plan, which means encouraging people to carpool, take transit, bike and/or walk to work when possible,” said Duncan. The next steps in the parking management strategy will see development of individual area plans, beginning with the South Pandosy and downtown areas. Other areas of the city, including around Kelowna General Hospital and the Landmark buildings on the south side of Harvey Avenue across from the Parkinson Recreation Centre will follow, as required, pending budget approval. For more information, residents are encouraged to visit

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ing where they can learn more about the new parking management strategy. Meanwhile, on Monday council also agreed to increase the cost of some parking at Kelowna’s airport as part of an overhaul of the airport’s fees and charges. There, the daily rate to park in the short-term lot will increase to $18.50 per day from the current $17 per day and the longterm lot price will rise to $12 per day from $11 per day and to $62 per week from $52 per week. Gold Pass holders will see the cost of the passes increase to $900 for six months of parking from $845. Metered rates will not change.

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of the public to come forward with information to fill in the blanks. Ausman’s personal Facebook account makes several references to smoking weed, but otherwise shows a man with near 900 friends and an active family life with his young daughter. He was originally from Cranbrook and a memorial page set up by friends and family continues to grow with new collections of photos, videos and comments posted nearly hourly. “Well, I sure as hell hope someone in the world today had triplet baby boys to try and make up for the loss of this great man! We’re gonna need at least three hearts to balance the huge heart that Chris had,” wrote Trevor Wicheruk. “The other side must be having one hell of a good time now that the life of the party has arrived,” wrote Jayna Colins. A dog team was called in Saturday and officers could be seen combing over the scene.

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The District of West Kelowna is reminding business owners that business licence renewals are now due. Business licences for 2013 expired on Dec. 31 and business owners have until Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 to secure their 2014 licence before late fees are applied. Any business operating in West Kelowna requires a business licence. The district mailed renewal notices to its 1,621 existing business licence holders in November 2013. Businesses that did not receive their renewal notices or new businesses requiring a licence can contact the district’s Business Licensing Division at 778-797-8820. More information on the District’s business licensing services can be found on the District’s website under Business/Business Licences.


The owners of Pearl of the Orient Filipino market invite the public to stop by and check out an open house planned for Saturday, Feb. 1. The event runs from 7 to 10 p.m. and will include refreshments and samplings of food along with a 25 per cent discount on all purchases. Pearl of the Orient is located in the Kelowna strip mall on the corner of Dillworth and Harvey beside Red Wing Shoes. The market was at the forefront of local fundraising efforts to assist the victims of the typhoon that struck the Philippines.


Prospera Credit Union has signed on as title sponsor of the Okanagan-based Granfondo Axel Merckx—one of the largest and fastest growing mass participation cycling events in North America. The Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (PGAMO) on Sunday, July 13, starts in Penticton and takes riders through much of the amazing South Okanagan. “In three short years, the Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan has become a must attend event not just for the amazing ride through the beautiful South Okanagan, but also for the talent of the organizing team to put on a world-class mass cycling event that attracts riders both near and far,” said Bruce Howell, president and chief executive officer of Prospera Credit Union. “The ride offers a big personal challenge for participants.”

Communities gear up for Wendy’s Dreamlift Day Annual fundraiser for the trip to Disneyland for a day for children with developmental disabilities or facing terminal illness returns to Wendy’s locations across B.C.’s Southern Interior. The annual Wendy’s Dreamlift Day fundraiser has grown significantly over the past 20 years, raising more than $1.2 million to date. This Wednesday, communities throughout B.C.’s Southern Interior will try to continue that trend. The Dreamlift Day fundraiser runs from 6 a.m. to closing time at nine B.C. Southern Interior Wendy’s locations in Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Vernon, Kelowna, West Kelowna and Penticton. Coffee by donation will be available starting at 6 a.m., with regular menu options offered at 9 a.m. The money raised through Wendy’s Dreamlift Day funds Wendy’s Dreamlift to Disneyland for local children who are challenged by severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses. Staff, management and ownership wages are donated, along with all restaurant and drive-through sales. Last year $115,027 was raised.


CAPTAINS Bob Peterson (left) and Mike Toledo (right) of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, as well as

Marilyn MacDougall from the Orange County Sheriff’s Advisory Council landed in Kelowna Monday in advance of the 20th annual Wendy’s Dreamlift Day, which takes place Wednesday, Jan. 29.


Business expo attracts employers and job seekers Students and community members will have the opportunity to speak and network with 60 regional and national employers at the seventh annual Okanagan College Business Expo and Employment Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Free and open to the public, the event is being held in the Centre for Learning from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “We encourage people throughout the Okanagan Valley to stop by,” said event organizer Jamie Morrow. “Although the event takes place in

Kelowna, there will be companies from across Canada attending that are recruiting new staff, including three national banks and a number of multinational organizations. “There are job opportunities available regionally and beyond.” Among the 60


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employers who will be onsite with information booths are Sparkling Hill Resort, The City of Kelowna, Natural Factors, Cintas Canada Ltd., Tolko Industries Ltd., Scotiabank and JV Driver Projects. “This event is for anyone considering a new career,” explained Morrow. “The fair brings in-

dustry experts together with those seeking jobs and careers, enabling a direct line of communication and networking for job seekers.” The Business Expo and Employment Fair is presented by the Okanagan School of Business and the Okanagan College Student, Graduate and Co-op Employment Centre. For more information and a full list of participating employers, visit www. or contact Jamie Morrow at 250-762-5445 ext. 4726.

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Prepare your body for joint surgery


re you on the list for a joint replacement surgery? In order to have a speedy recovery, it’s most important to get into the best physical shape possible before surgery. Always check with your doctor before beginning any exercise program and ask for any prescribed pre-surgical exercises. If you are having hip or knee replacement surgery, do FITNESS FOR exercises to strengthen SENIORS your upper body to help cope with crutches or a walker after surgery. Isometric exercises can help maintain the of your leg musBobbi strength cles. Also ask about the Kittle exercises that will be prescribed after surgery. If you familiarize yourself with these postoperative exercises and practice them now, they will be easier to perform after the surgery. Be careful to avoid activities which will potentially increase pressure in damage joints such as running or other high impact activities. A safe and gentle way to exercise painful joints is in warm water. Doctors often refer patients to pool programs before and after surgery because of the buoyancy and low impact benefits. Remember that the old saying “No pain, no gain” isn’t relevant today. Pain is your body’s signal that something does not feel good and you need to stop the activity. Also, if you have pain for more than two hours following exercise you’ve done too much. You will be better off to shorten the duration or reduce intensity of the activity. As for your diet prior to surgery, it’s important to be nourished for healing of the bones muscles and skin. Healthy eating is extremely important to provide energy strength, and the power to heal after surgery with less chance of infection. As well, eating a balanced diet helps with me weight management which is very important because for every extra pound of weight that you carry it is equal to four pounds more strain on your hips and knees. A few other supplements to include in your diet can include calcium to help heal bones; men and women over age 50 should take 1,500 mg a day. Vitamin D can help your body absorb the calcium to build muscle strength. Vitamin B12 and folic acid can help prevent certain types of anemia. Iron is important to help your body build up hemoglobin in your blood and resist infection. Vitamins A and C will also help with healing and keep you healthy. But check with your doctor to determine what supplements or vitamins would be appropriate for your preand post-surgery conditions. Bobbi Kittle is a personal trainer and fitness instructor in Kelowna who specializes in working with seniors. 250-317-3508

TRAINING DAY…Big White Ski Resort hosted the Army Reservists that serve in the


BC Dragoons from Kelowna for the day on Jan. 26. This is a yearly visit that typically includes a full day of skiing and a lesson. For this year’s visit, the Dragoons reservists combined work and play by incorporating an avalanche skills training session into their day at Big White. Said Kris Hawryluik, the ski patrol director at Big White: “In the future Big White Ski Patrol and the Central Okanagan Search and Rescue wish to utilize the army as an additional resource should we have a large backcountry avalanche response. The training that we’re doing today is the first step towards achieving this goal.”

The B.C. Old Time Fiddlers dance will be held Friday, Feb. 21, at the Rutland Seniors’ Centre, 756 Dodd Rd. The dance is for all ages from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The old time fiddlers are a branch of the B.C. Old Time Fiddlers Association. Admission $5 per person and includes coffee/ tea and a sandwich. Tickets will be sold at the door and there will also be door prizes given out during the evening. For information, call 250-763-4406.

Don’t put off assembling an estate plan A n estate plan is an essential part of planning for the future. Estate planning involves the transfer of someone’s assets (e.g. property, money) when they die, as well as other personal assets. What is the right age to start on an estate plan?  As soon as you start to accumulate assets or when you start to have children, you should have an estate plan.  During our lifetime, planning is part of our routine. We plan for holidays and family gatherings. We plan on things to do when we are not working. We plan on making consumer purchases such as for vehicles and major appliances. So what about planning in regards to estate planning for you and your family? Almost 50 per cent of the adult population who should don’t make estate planning a priority. 


Doreen Smith That means nothing has been done to protect you and your family against the many negative aspects of having no estate plan. Estate planning should be considered as one of the best planning strategies during our lifetime. Making a will is an important part of planning for your family’s future. If you die without a will, your property will be divided according to B.C. law, and the costs to administer your estate will increase. You will be giving up the right to appoint the guardian of your choice for any children in your care.

A will is a legal enforceable declaration of how you want your property to be distributed after death. A will provides directions on minor children including who will be the guardian of your most treasured possession, your children. You will also declare who you want to be the executor or executrix of your will and this is the person who will administer your estate.  You will name the person to be the guardian of your minor children. You can choose a trusted family member or trusted friend or you can choose a professional to administer your will and will be charged a professional fee for these services.  Ask about the costs associated with professional administration— to determine if there is a fixed cost or a cost based on the total assets admin-

istered. If you die without a will—this is referred to as dying intestate, the province will administer your estate. The province will decide who is in charge of your accumulation of assets and apply intestate guidelines of how your assets will be divided. You do not have a say in this intestate process because you are no longer alive and you missed the opportunity to make a Will when you were alive. The government provides the guidelines and the extra legal and accounting costs will come out of your estate value. Organizing your financial affairs means taking care of your affairs before you are gone.  If you think it is difficult to get started on your estate plan now, it will be increasingly difficult and more expensive for someone else to do your estate plan for you after you are gone. The reality is we

can’t live forever and we cannot determine what day will be our last day of life. You have worked all your life and accumulated assets. Ensure your heirs will get the most out of the assets you have accumulated. The biggest challenge may be to get started. Then step by step you will achieve your goal of organizing your affairs.  During your lifetime you can gift personal or monetary assets to family, friends or to a charity.  You can take advantage of naming beneficiaries on insurance investments and GICs outside of your will to bypass probate and avoid a long and costly delay of probate. Doreen Smith is a Certified Financial Planner with Capri Wealth Management Inc. and Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc. 250-869-3825

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Impressive résumé left as Scott team bids farewell for now Warren Henderson STAFF REPORTER

While Kelly Scott and the other members of her rink are unsure of what path their respective curling futures will take, one fact is certain—the Kelowna team has placed an indelible mark on the women’s game in Canada. Scott, third Jeanna Schraeder, second Sasha Carter and Sarah Wazney have decided to go their separate ways and will not take to the ice together in the fall of 2014. With the commitment and demands that are now required to remain competitive at the top level of women’s curling, Scott said her team agreed the time was right to devote more time and energy to family. Schraeder has three young children, Carter has two, and Scott, one. “As long as any of us can remember, decisions

we made all seemed to be around curling events,” said Scott. “The underlying factor is we want to spend more time with our children, our kids are No. 1. It’s an emotional and difficult time but we just felt it was time to close this chapter and start a new one. “It gives everybody a sense of relief that now we can make decisions based more on family than curling.” The core of the Scott team—Scott, Schraeder and Carter—has been together since 2002. During that time, the Kelowna rink won six B.C. championships, two Canadian titles (2006, 2007) and one world title in 2007. Four different players—Renee Simons, Dailene Sivertson, Jacquie Armstrong and Wazney—have filled the lead position. Scott said for much of the current season her team knew, in some form,

that change was on the horizon. When the Kelowna rink came up short of a fifth straight B.C. title earlier this month in Prince George, the decision to disband became official. Scott admitted the team’s competitive fire has perhaps waned somewhat over the last couple of years. And with the elite teams in the game working harder than ever, keeping pace can be an exhausting proposition. “We’ve seen the game change, we’ve played through three Olympic cycles, and it just gets more and more demanding, you need to put in more hours and hours,” she said. “When we were at the top, we put in a lot more time than we do now…and we can’t even mimic that commitment now. We play because we love the game, but right now it’s time to step back.” Still, Scott said she


THE Kelly Scott rink, waving to the crowd at last year’s Scotties in Kingston, has decided to disband. has no regrets as the team leaves behind an impressive legacy. “I think once we emotionally remove ourselves from this a bit, we’ll all be proud of what we’ve done. We’ve outlasted the

normal lifespan of most teams by years and years. We’ve had such a good run, there’s no shame in stopping now.” While Scott is uncertain whether she’ll curl next season, she wouldn’t

surprised to see her former teammates back on the ice in the not-too-distant future. “I think all three of us (Jeanna and Sasha) have some unfinished business. (Curling) is on the

back burner right now, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see us all back at some time. It’s been such a part of our world for so long, I don’t think it’s the end of the road.”

’03-04 Rockets into B.C. HHoF


THE 2004 Memorial Cup champion Kelowna Rockets, including Josh Gorges (left) and Brett Palin, will be inducted this summer into the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame.

The 2003-04 campaign was a season like no other for the Kelowna Rockets’ organization. A decade later, the team’s legacy will be recognized with its induction this summer into the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame in the team category. The Western Hockey League club is being honoured for its Memorial Cup championship victory in 2004 in Kelowna. Under the guidance of GM Bruce Hamilton and coach Marc Habscheid, the Rockets won the WHL’s regular season title. Habscheid and his coaching staff, which included Ryan Huska as an assistant, had the Rockets playing a gritty style, shutting down its opponents with a stifling defense and the goaltending of Kelly Guard, whose 13 shutouts remain a WHL record. In the post-season, the Rockets dispatched the Kootenay Ice in four games to open the playoffs before taking out the Tri-City Americans in six games in the second round. In the WHL Western Conference final,

they played a tough Everett Silvertips squad and would lose three straight overtime games to Everett, a team that had allowed the second fewest goals in the WHL. As the host team, the Rockets then went undefeated at the Canadian Hockey League’s year-end tournament, beating the Gatineau Olymiques 2-1 in the cup final on May 23, 2004 at Prospera Place. Guard was named the Memorial Cup MVP, defenceman Shea Weber was a tournament all-star, while captain Josh Gorges was named the most sportsmanlike player. Rockets president and GM Bruce Hamilton was previously inducted into the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame in the builder category in the summer of 2010. The B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame 2014 Induction will be held on Friday, July 25 in Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Also being inducted are former NHL players Kirk McLean and Pat Price, and B.C. Hockey program and development coordinator Bill Ennos.




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Kelowna Rockets host Spokane Chiefs Wednesday

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son. The Rockets will take aim at their 10th straight win on home ice when they host the Spokane

Chiefs on Wednesday night. In 2013-14, Kelowna is 18-2-0-2 at Prospera Place, with their last loss

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at home coming on Nov. 20 against the Victoria Royals It’s just the second meeting of the season between the Chiefs and Rockets, as the Chiefs won 6-3 back in October in Spokane. The Canadian Hockey League’s top-ranked team, the Rockets are in the process of winding down a busy January where they will have played 15 games in 31

days. Kelowna is coming off a stint of three games in as many nights, as they posted wins over Medicine Hat (6-2) Friday and Lethbridge (5-0) on Saturday, then travelled to Kent, Wash. on Sunday where they lost 4-1 to the Seattle Thunderbirds. Tyrell Goulbourne opened the scoring for Kelowna with a shorthanded goal, but the Thunderbirds responded with four un-

answered goals, including two on the power play. It was Kelowna’s fourth defeat in 2014— all on the road—and just their fourth loss in the last 28 games. The Rockets (40-7-02) still hold a sizeable lead in the Western Conference and WHL standings by 11 points over the Portland Winterhawks (33-122-3). Kelowna will play a home-and-home set this

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for a tie for top spot with the Vancouver Northwest Giants. Each team has 10 games to play, including two head-to-head contests Feb. 8 and 9 in Burnaby. On Saturday, Tanner Campbell scored his 22nd and 23rd goals of the year, and Cory Santoro also scored twice as the Rockets beat the Silvertips 6-3. Carter Hikichi and Mahlon Head also tallied for the Rockets who rallied back from a 2-0 deficit after 20 minutes. Brendan Barry improved to 10-1-0 on the year as he made 30 saves in the contest. On Sunday, Mitchell Oliver, Campbell, Mark Krabben and Tyson Jost scored for the Rockets in a 4-1 win. Reid Kilburn earned his league leading 15th win of the year, stopping 25 shots. The Rockets’ power play was clicking on the weekend, going 6-for-8 over the two games. Okanagan returns to home ice this coming weekend as the South Island Royals pay a visit to the Capital News Centre. The teams face off Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m.

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Warriors pull out dramatic tie in Chilliwack vs Bruins Not even the daunting exercise of three road games in three days could do much to slow down the West Kelowna Warriors. The BCHL squad went 2-0-1 over weekend on a trip to the west to push their unbeaten streak to 11 games (9-0-2). After wins over Victoria and Alberni, the Warriors wrapped up the tour Sunday with a wild 7-7 tied against the Chilli-

wack Bruins. West Kelowna had a 5-2 lead in the third period, only to watch the Bruins score five straight goals for a 7-5 lead. But for the third time in a month, the Warriors rallied from two goals down in the final minute to tie the game, as David Pope scored twice in the final 55 seconds with the Warriors’ net empty. Pope pulled off the the

same feat a month ago in Trail. “It was a crazy game,” said Warriors associate coach Brent Gough. “With the team we have you would think we could have locked that one down. But credit to them, they worked hard. At 5-2 they could have packed it in but they didn’t, they kept coming at us.” The Warriors opened the weekend with a 5-4

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Klomps added 12 kills, six digs and five block assists, while Lenai Schmidt tallied 24 digs. On Saturday, Alberta answered back with an emphatic 3-0 verdict (2515, 25-21, 25-15). Klomps had eight kills and two total blocks for UBC Okanagan. The Heat, now 11-7, will visit Manitoba next weekend in a crucial series as the teams are currently tied for fourth in Canada West. “It’s not going to stop,” said Manuel, referencing the Heat’s strength of schedule over the past few weeks. Manuel indicated that he is fortunate that his team has built up somewhat of a cushion and because of that they’re not in panic mode.

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Spend Your Advertising Dollars Wisely...This is a term that, when it comes to advertising you will hear from each potential avenue that you decide to take. Radio, newsprint, online, whatever path you choose, will all tell you the same things… they are the BEST, with the best exposure, with the most readership, the most listeners, and that their website gets the most hits or “unique visitors”! It is their job to tell you that, to believe it, and to make you believe it. I believe that knowledge is power, so if you are researching it, then you are already on the right track; the toughest part is who to believe or what to believe. As a sales rep in a company that is extremely reputable, I am not writing this to get your business, but to educate you on the process. The Capital News has been a part of your community for 83 years. The longevity and reputation really speak for themselves. As a business owner, you know that word of mouth and reputation are key components in having success within your business. The Capital News has been successful because it strongly possesses these attributes. Many feel that the cost of advertising is an expense, while the ones that benefit from it, see it as an investment. The Capital News goes to just over 50,000 homes, and is one of the most affordable forms of advertising in the area. In tough economic times, getting the most “bang for your buck” is essential for most, and the Capital News gives you that opportunity. Being well informed is just good business sense!


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This is a very common question and a simple solution in most cases. Whole Body Vibration (WBV) stimulates the lymphatic system which connects to every organ in the body to purify and strengthen the body. This system works via the pumping action by movements from WBV which removes excess fluid from the body tissues, absorbs fatty acids, transports fat to the circulation system for elimination, speeds digestion, loosens waste, and metabolizes and flush toxins from the entire body. When the body is stressed a physically and mentally, it wants to hold onto the fat and fluids thus no weight loss, this is where the lymphatic comes in, to help the body get rid of issues which will hold onto the weight, and you will feel less stress. The other issue is, we rely on what the scale says, but remember when you are toning and tightening you are loosing inches and and gaining muscle, more muscle increases calorie burning. Only judge your results by how your clothes are fitting and how much better you feel. You can burn the same amount of calories in 10 mins. on WBV than you would with regular exercising. To help with weight on the WBV there are simple exercises you can do to create better results, ask any athlete that uses WBV. The results will vary depending on your diet, exercise and please consult your Dr. if you have any chronic conditions before using. Please call to set up appointments for packages, free try outs or any questions.


I hear a lot of people talking about TMJ or TMD. What is it and how do I know if I have it?

TMJ refers to temporomandibular joint (your jaw joints) and TMD refers to the dysfunction of those joints. The population tends to use both abbreviations to suggest problems in that area. That is the easy part. TMD has been called the great imposter as its signs and symptoms can easily be mistaken for many other conditions. Symptoms can include all of the following plus more: headaches, neck aches, pain in your jaw joints, noises in your jaw joints (clicking and popping), limited ability to open, ear congestion (plugged ears), vertigo/dizziness/nausea, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), clenching and grinding, loose teeth, pain on eating, tender teeth, temperature sensitive teeth, difficulty swallowing, gum recession, bone loss, difficulty swallowing, facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia, nervousness/insomnia, postural problems, paresthesia of the fingertips (tingling in the fingers), and even bells palsy. As you can see – the ramifications are many. Selfassessment is a great first step. If you can relate to any of the items in the above list I would suggest you be examined by a dentist with interest and training in this area of dentistry. There are treatment options available for you. Enter the following YouTube link into your Internet browser for more information watch?v=oAdKVu6vS20. Or call us for a consultation.

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My roof is in pretty bad shape. Can I get a new roof in the winter or should I wait until spring?


Yes, a new roof can be installed rather easily in the winter.

A new roof can be a considerable expense. But, the risk of a leaking roof, leading to possible mold growth, damaged ceilings or worse is a real concern. There are many reasons to roof in the winter rather than waiting. Here’s a few: 1. The cycle of freezing and thawing in spring can open up cavities in your roof membrane. Avoid this by installing a new roof before that happens. 2. Snow is easily swept off before roofing. Rain is a much greater concern. 3. Melting snow in the spring can find its way into your attic. 4. May and June are our rainiest months. If you have an aging or leaky roof, leaks are more likely during these months. 5. Roofers wear special shoe grips in the winter with metal spikes for steep or slippery slopes. 6. It’s a slower time for roofing and your cost for a new roof will be likely be less, as a result.

My father wears a prosthetic leg. His leg feels comfortable in the morning but by the afternoon he is complaining of pain and moving around in the prosthesis. Is this normal?


It is normal to have body fluid changes throughout the day, especially in new amputees. In the morning the prosthesis may feel tight, but later in the day it feels looser. Prosthetic socks come in different thicknesses, or plies, and can be worn to adjust for fluid changes in the residual limb. When the prosthesis feels loose, add a sock or increase the sock ply. When it’s too tight, remove a sock. Put socks on without wrinkles so that pressure points do not develop. If you are always wearing a lot of socks, have developed any sores, or your prosthesis is uncomfortably tight, talk to a certified prosthetist. You may need an adjustment.


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Lightning results from AquaJets’s SnowFest meet The Liquid Lightning Swim Club got back into the swim of things after the Christmas break by posting 171 personal best times and 15 club records at the Kelowna AquaJet’s SnowFest meet at the H2O pool Jan. 17 to 19. The Lightning took 19 first, 20 second and 18 third place finishes Brock Hoel, 12, swam all best times. He qualified for the upcoming provincial AAA short course championships in Kamloops Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 with a 1:04.38 in the 100 metre freestyle final and a 3:02.13 in the 200 breaststroke final, good for third place. Brock also won the 100 breast and placed third in the 400-m individual medley. He set a club record in the 1500 free. Chantelle Douglas backstroked her way to the AAAs with a 2:31.58 in the 200 back final, good for second place, and a 1:08.94 in the 100 back final good for third place. Lacey Falkingham, 17, swam to a secondplace 2:29.00 in the 200 butterfly final to punch her ticket to the Western championships in New Westminister Feb. 13 to 16. Falkingham also placed second in the 100 fly, 100 breast and 200 breast. Kaitlyn Luchka, 11, won the 200 breast with a AA-qualifying time of 3:31.96. She came third in the 100 breast. Megan Allan, 11, swam to 100 per cent personal best times including a new AA qualifier in the 50 free. Craig Mathieson, 15, set a club record and won the 200 backstroke. Mathieson finished third in the 100 back, breaking Mike Crone’s club record from 2003 with a 1:04.15. He swam to silver in the 100 breast with a 1:09.68, torching Cayce Horn’s record from 2004. Mathieson also set new records in the 50 back and 100 fly. Scott Andreen, 17,

Bowling Bowling from A15 Action begins on Sunday at 10 a.m. Members of the Blanleil family will be on hand at the conclusion of the tournament for prize presentations, including the Andre’s Electronic Experts trophy. For further information, call Bruce Taylor at 250-860-7072.

17, won the 50 back. Danielle Douglas won the 100 back. Kate Aguiar won the 200 back with a personal best. In the girls 14 and 15 division, Jessica Forbes took the 50 back and 50 free. Angelina Barkley, Kayne Bellinger, Janae Hoel, Hanna Grover, Enrica Guidi, Cassidy Law-

rence, Jessica Mcdiarmid, Samantha Pringle, Taylor Smith, Alexandra Strobel, Madison Wudrich, Georgia Pengilly, Ryan Scott and Paighton Senger swam to 100 per cent best times at the meet. Several swimmers took large amounts of time off their events, including Emma Andreen, who took 11 seconds

off her 100 fly. Shelbi Jardine took over 14 seconds off her 200 back. Kyra Rice took over nine seconds off her 50 fly. Sara Roggeveen took over 24 seconds off her 200 breast. “Outstanding performance by the younger Lightning,” said Emil Dimitrov, head coach for the Lightning.


LIQUID Lightning swimmer Chantelle Douglas qualified for AAA provincials at the Kelowna AquaJet’s SnowFest meet, Jan. 17 to 19. took over 45 second off his 1500 free to win the event with a club record 14.49.13, breaking Matt Brown’s mark from 2007. He also set a club record in the 200 I.M. David Dimitrov, 22, won the 200 breast, 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 fly, 100 free and 100 breast. He

set club records in the 400 I.M. and the 200 breast. Jamie Hellard, 14, won the 50 breast with a 35.21, breaking Makayla Skrlac’s club record from 2011. Alex Diaz, 15, won the 200 free and came second in the 400 free and the 100 free with a club

record. He broke his own club record in the 100 fly. Pierson Piche, 9, swam to 100 per cent best times and set club records in the 100 back and 200 back. Rohan Jacobs won the 50 fly and 50 back. In the girls 16 and over division, Lauren Fauchon,

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 23 (Central Okanagan)

School District No. 23 is inviting input from the community on the budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year. An information meeting will be held to provide an overview of School District Finances and the Budget Development Process for 2014/2015

Presenter: Eileen Sadlowski, Director of Finance

Monday, February 3, 2014, 7:00 pm Hollywood Road Education Services (1040 Hollywood Road, Kelowna) Written submissions may be sent to: Finance Committee, 1940 Underhill Street, Kelowna, BC V1X 5X7 or submitted electronically to For additional information please phone: Eileen Sadlowski, Director of Finance

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It is agreed by any display or Classified Advertiser requesting space that the liability of the paper in the event of failure to publish an advertisement shall be limited to the amount paid by the advertiser for that portion of the advertising space occupied by the incorrect item only, and that there shall be no liability in any event beyond the amount paid for such advertisement. The publisher shall not be liable for slight changes or typographical errors that do not lessen the value of an advertisement. cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition. reserves the right to revise, edit, classify or reject any advertisement and to retain any answers directed to the Box Reply Service and to repay the customer the sum paid for the advertisement and box rental.


Advertisers are reminded that Provincial legislation forbids the publication of any advertisement which discriminates against any person because of race, religion, sex, color, nationality, ancestry or place of origin, or age, unless the condition is justified by a bona fide requirement for the work involved.

Our classified ads are on the net! Check it out at ATTENTION The Capital News cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition. QUALITY ASSURANCE course for Health Canada’s Commercial Marijuana Program. February 22 & 23 Best Western Hotel, Kelowna, BC. Tickets: or 1-855-860-8611 or 250-870-1882. The North Okanagan Gay and Lesbian Organization presents its Valentine Beach Party Dance Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 8:00 pm-1:00 am at the Prestige Hotel in Vernon. For further info visit our website at or see us on Facebook



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Drivers/Courier/ Trucking We require long and short haul US capable drivers. We are an Okanagan based company with dedicated suppliers and customers and require drivers to fill their orders. Our short haul drivers primarily service the US northwestern with dedicated runs available and are home regularly, our long hauls drivers service the southwestern US and are home on a weekly basis for resets. We offer: Dedicated Tractors, US Medical Coverage, Company Cell phones, Direct deposit pay with no holdbacks. Dedicated lanes. Rider Policy. All we need from you is US capabilities, border crossing experience and asset a professional attitude, Class 1 driver’s license and a clean abstract and are physically fit. Please fax or email your resume and abstract with US drivers in subject line to 250-546-0600 or email to No phones calls or walk in’s please.

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While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in the Kelowna Capital News are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front. Refund Policy Our ads are non-refundable when booked for less than 4 weeks (12 issues), when cancelling a 4 week ad you will be refunded in weekly increments only, calculated at the appropriate discount level. Refunds not available for 1/2 price promotion.

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam In Loving Memory of

Guy W. Montgomery March 17, 1937 - Jan. 27, 2011 Gone are days we used to share But in our hearts you are always there. With tender love and deep regret, We who love you will never forget. Love your wife Shirley & Family






Copyright and/or properties subsist in all advertisements and in all other material appearing in this edition of Permission to reproduce wholly or in part and in any form whatsoever, particularly by a photographic or offset process in a publication must be obtained in writing from the publisher. Any unauthorized reproduction will be subject to recourse in law.

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John passed away peacefully at Cottonwoods on January 20, 2014 at 77 years of age. John is survived and will be dearly missed by his loving wife Glenda Palmer and his children Dale Palmer (Miki) of Calgary, AB, Lauren Crosby (Gary) of Clavet, SK and Barry Woodruff (Renee) of Morinville, AB as well as his eleven grandchildren. He will be missed also by his blended family Howard, Mark, Raffy and Dakota. He was predeceased by his parents Russell and Janet Palmer who had also retired in Kelowna. John was born in South Africa and raised in Wawa, ON. He lived in Ottawa before he followed his father into a career in the Canadian mining industry. It was a life he truly enjoyed. As part of different management teams he worked and lived in Uranium City, SK, Fraser Lake, BC, Clinton Creek, YT, Saskatoon, SK, Hinton, AB, Coronach, SK and Hanna, AB before retiring in Kelowna. Family and good friends were his mainstay. Upon retiring he golfed regularly and did volunteer photography for many Kelowna nonprofits for several years. In 2005 he received the Volunteer of the Year award from the United Way. He was one of the original overnight volunteers with Inn From The Cold and in Unitarian Fellowship circles he was known as one of the ‘Tool Guys’ with his friend Rick Hardman. John was always ‘up’ for a project that involved power tools and shared his skill with others. John and his wife Glenda enjoyed several wonderful trips abroad while he was still in good health. The family wishes to thank Dr. M. Bobyn for his care and concern during John’s illness. Our gratitude as well to the staff at KGH and Cottonwoods. In lieu of flowers donations could be made to Inn From the Cold (Kelowna) or your preferred charity. There will be no service by request however the family will gather later in the year to say goodbye together. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting and searching his name under stories. Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna. (250) 762-2299.

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Boparai Orchard req’s, Pruning, thinning & picking. MarchOct. $10.34/hr, 250-862-1025 GHUMAN Farm (3553 Bemrose Rd. & 3286 McCulloch Rd. & 3707 Hart Rd.) in Kelowna needs Farm Workers, April - end of Oct., 40hr./wk, $10.33/hr. Call: 250-317-7908, GP SANDHER Holding ltd looking for farm workers. Winter pruning, thinning, cherry picking, sorting, apple picking. $10.25/hr or piece rate up to 40hrs. 6days/wk. Avail January 15,2014. 250-765-9471 POONI Farm in Kelowna BC. Workers needed, Start April October, 40hrs/wk, $10.34/hr. 250-765-9573, 2295 & 2355 McKenzie Rd. ROSERIDGE ORCHARDS, Kelowna BC, seeking Farm Workers. Picking, thinning & general farm labor. $10.33/hr. 5-6 days/wk. April-Nov. Call (250)860-4651 SUN City Cherries 4759 Lakeshore Rd Kelowna req’s Farm Labourers. Pruning, picking, packing, sorting and general farm work. Seasonal. 40hrs/wk minimum 7days/wk. $10.33/hr or piece rate. 10 positions starting March 1, 2014. 100 positions starting July 1st. Email resume: 250-764-1872 Valley Orchards, 1795 McCurdy Rd. East in Kelowna, B.C. needs experienced farmworkers, duties include: planting, thinning, picking, sorting & pruning, $10.33/hr, Mar. - Nov. Fax: 250-491-1951 or email:

North Enderby Timber is looking to hire for various sawmill positions including Heavy Duty Mechanic (Journeyman or Apprentice). Millwright and Fabricator. We offer competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefit package. Please fax resume to 250-838-9637.

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While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in the Kelowna Capital News are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front. FERNBRAE Manor is looking for an Exp’d Maintenance/ Handyman person to fill in for 3 weeks. Will start work Feb., 3rd.This is a temporary position, but could work into permanent on call, casual employment. Wage depends on experience. Please bring resume to Donna Zentner, 295 Gerstmar Road, Kelowna, Fax: 250-979-0601, email to: dzentner@fer phone calls please.

PREET Orchard in Kelowna Needs seasonal Farm workers $10.33/hr June 15 - end of November, Call 250-808-7447

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Coral Beach Farms Ltd. is looking for full time, permanent Field Managers to manage large and diverse crews in year-round field work. Experience specific to cherry farming is necessary to efficiently manage crews and complete planting, grafting, pruning, spraying, irrigation and picking of cherries. Must also have experience with Quality Control of cherry picking, and be able to administer health and safety training to crews. Must be willing and able to work in all weather conditions, for 40-50 hours per week, 5-6 days per week. These hours are subject to change during our harvest season. A second language is an asset. Wage is $16$18/hour. Apply by fax at 250766-0813 or e-mail at:

Primary duties include maint. troubleshooting & repair of diesel & gas marine engines. Knowledgeable in vessel electrical systems. Must have own tools and a valid drivers license. Compensation Based On Experience. Please forward resume to vancouveroutboard@

GEORGE’S DELIVERY. Pick-Up Truck for HIRE. (250)-212-5034

The Okanagan’s leading manufacturer and distributor of fertilizer, seed and crop protection products requires an outside sales representative to focus on dairy, beef and conventional agriculture customers in the southern interior of BC. The ideal candidate will have proven sales skills and a preference to work within a performance based compensation system. A background in agriculture with an understanding of fertilizer and crop inputs is preferred. Daily travel within the Okanagan - Shuswap area is required.

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BOOK your classified ad in the Capital News and for an additional $3.00 we’ll run it in our Big White Magazine. Call 250-763-7114 today!

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Capital News is looking for a person or persons with a reliable vehicle to deliver newspapers door to door in the Kelowna and Westside areas. Various sized routes on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Your papers would be dropped at your home early in the morning, and you would have the whole day to complete your deliveries. Work as much or as little as you want. To apply for this position, please call Capital News Circulation at 250-763-7575 and ask for Richard.

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FAMILY Movers. Moving? Anything, anywhere. Local and long distance trips. Packing service available, weekly trips to Vancouver, Alberta, full and partial loads. Cheapest rates in the valley. Free Estimates, 250-493-2687 GUARANTEED Lowest Prices, 1 Man + Truck - $49/hour Payless Moving, 250-808-2938

AAA Best Rates Moving $59+. FLAT Rates long dist. Weekly trips BC/AB. 250-861-3400 U1ST - MOVING 2 ton. Prices starting at $65/hr. Call 250859-8362.


Please send your resume by February 7th to Ken Clancy, President, by e-mail at or by fax at 250-838-6968.

Education/Trade Schools

HANDYMAN services for your home repairs, upgrades and general maintenance. No job to big or too small. Call Louis for a free quote 778-363-4263 LARRY’S Home Repairs & Upgrades. Small drywall jobs, painting, electrical, & some plumbing 250-717-3251


Do you enjoy working with children? D E Early Childhood Educators not only teach c children, they aim to help children d develop good habits in learning and in life.

Advertising Representative The award winning Capital News has an opportunity for an Advertising Representative that is a result-oriented individual who enjoys working independently. Candidates for this position will possess the ability to develop new business and create strong marketing programs for our print and online publications. The winning candidate will be a team player that is organized, competitive and driven to help clients develop their marketing strategies. You have built your career on relationships and understand the importance of consulting with clients about their objectives and developing solutions that help them achieve their goals. Our environment is fast-paced and no two days are the same. A valid drivers license and a vehicle in good working condition is required for this position. The Capital News is delivered every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday to over 46,000 homes in the Central Okanagan. We are a part of the Black Press family, Canada’s largest independent newspaper group with over 150 community, daily and urban papers located in BC, Alberta, Washington State, Hawaii and Ohio. Reply in confidence with resume by February 7, 2014 attention: Karen Hill 2495 Enterprise Way Kelowna, BC V1X 7K2 Fax: 250-862-5275 Email: No phone calls please.

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Tuesday,January January28, 28,2014 2014 Capital Capital News NewsC Tuesday,

ANNOUNCEMENTS Birth • Marriage Engagement In Memoriam 2x2 2x4

CLASSIFIED REAL ESTATE 1 col. x 2” with or without picture

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PRICE Contact Info

Limited time offer! Buy 2 Weeks Get 30% OFF the 2nd Week!

1 WEEK 1 col x 1” ad with picture

Only $29.99 (+HST) Limited time offer! DO WE HAVE A DEAL FOR YOU!



Description of home here.

for 3 insertions!


PRICE Description of car here. Contact Info *Actual ad size


Pets & Livestock

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale


Antiques / Vintage



ATTENTION The Capital News cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition.

BUYER looking for Antiques. Clocks, Cast Iron items, Antique safes, piggy banks, Old wind up toys, Guns, Swords, Pocket watches, Tobacco memorabilia, Oak boxes, dental cabinets, WW1 and WW2 memorabilia, Hall trees, knives,coin collections old bills or anything unusual. Call Joe at 1-250-764-7595

Gary Fisher Advance Mountain bike, suits person 5’2’’ - 5’9’’ Selling for $75

SLIDE INTO COMFORT w/ A BRAND NEW QUEEN MATTRESS $160. Still in plastic, mfg. warranty. 250.870.2562


*Actual ad size

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Only $15

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“Local Produce at Your Doorstep”

1 col. x 2” with or without picture

YEAR/MAKE OF CAR Only $ Description of car here.


PRICE Contact Info

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per column inch (Online ad included)

*Actual ad size


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HAZELDELL ORCHARDS Apple Juice For Sale 5 Litre Boxes 3 Varieties

( ad included excluding photo)

To book your ad call your sales representative at 250-763-7114.

$100 & Under

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Misc. for Sale

$500 & Under STANDARD size CANOE. Excellent condition.$500 OBO. (250)681-3658

Gary Fisher Advance Mountain bike, suits person 5’2’’ - 5’9’’ Selling for $75

Free Items

GIANT FCR 2 Sport Road Bike Size L - Suits 5’9 - 6’2’’ Hardly used. $500. North Delta 604-591-9740 Can email Pictures

IPHONE CASE Brand new, never used Iphone 5 Lifeproof.Multiple colors. Asking $15.00. 250-549-1489 or text 250-306-8489 for details.



Medical Supplies

WALK-IN TUBS & SHOWERS Kelowna Showroom, 1048 Richter. Save $$. 1-866-4048827

ATTENTION The Capital News cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition.

7 day Adult Alpine or Nordic Skiing or Boarding pkg $350 Call Daisy 1-(416)- 364- 9619

FREE pick up, appliances or any kind of metal, $10 for electronic PU. Phone: 801-9975

Call: 250-862-4997 for pick-up


North Delta 604-591-9740 Can email Pictures

4 drawer legal filing cabinet $75 Call (250)763-6281 MEDICAL floor to ceiling support bar. $90 (250)763-6281 RUSSIAN china set $100 Call (250)763-6281 Can email pic.

1 Bulldog puppy 10 wks, 1 Boston Terrier puppy 14 wks Int Champion Blood Lines, vet checked, 1st shots, family raised. Call (250)546-9741 And All Breed Grooming.

OR 1 WEEK, 3 line word ad

TEAK, VINTAGE AND MODERN HOME FURNISHING MANY IN-STORE SPECIALS! OK ESTATES Furniture and More 1960 Springfield Road, Kelowna 250-868-8108

GIANT FCR 2 Sport Road Bike Size L - Suits 5’9 - 6’2’’ Hardly used. $500.

BOOK your classified ad in the Capital News and for an additional $3.00 we’ll run it in our Big White Magazine. Call 250-763-7114 today! ($3.00 per Big White issue)

FIR Firewood. Delivered. Full size pick up. $150/load. Dave (778)-480-1173, 250-878-5710

STEEL BUILDINGS/metal buildings 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 or visit us online at:

Sales & Service Directory BATHROOMS











PILATO ELECTRIC Service Calls. Repairs, Maintenance & Construction. 21 yrs Exp.

Tom Pilato 250-878-1811

Fully licensed, Bonded & Insured. Cont# 88329 AVAIL TO WORK ANYWHERE IN BC.

Framing & Foundations Quality workmanship at reasonable rates. Free estimates 250.979.8948

FEATURE 1630 Innovation Dr. Kelowna, BC V1V 2Y5 P 250.765.3004 F 250.491.1773

Natural Stone Surfaces All One Piece Laminate

48” VANITY DEPTH COUNTERTOP BLOWOUT 1 color Formica Calacatta Marble ............

LAMINATE TOPS ............... starting at NATURAL STONE .............. starting at

14.95 lin ft 14.95 LF $ 59.00 SF



On select colors only | Installation available

Visit our showroom at THE AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm Family owned & operated for over 40 years

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• Decks • Stairs • Railings • Gates • Fencing & Repairs • Doors • Windows • Siding • Expert Painting & Drywall • Multi Trade Skills • References on Request


New construction, additions, kitchen, bath, reno’s, interior/exterior. FREE estimates.

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No load too small • BARK MULCH • SAND • GRAVEL • YARD CLEAN-UP • JUNK REMOVAL LIGHT FLAT-DECK Nick Nixon - Trish Nebot Cell 250-862-0821 Office 250-765-2778


Ceiling and trim extra

Price includes Cloverdale Premium Quality Paint NO PAYMENT Until Job Is Completed! 1.250.899.3163 ASK ABOUT OUR MAID SERVICE




3 rooms for $299 (2 coats any colour)

PAYLESS MOVING 250-808-2938

member of B.B.B. Fully insured, WCB coverage. All types of shingle roofing & torch on roofing systems. ‘From a hole in your roof to a whole new roof.’

REFACE DON’T REPLACE 1/2 the cost of replacing Corian & Granite Designs. The Green Alternative.

48” VANITY DEPTH COUNTERTOP BLOWOUT $ 1 color Formica Calacatta Marble .........

1630 Innovation Dr. Kelowna, BC V1V 2Y5 P 250.765.3004 | F 250.491.1773

14.95 lin ft

LAMINATE TOPS ....... starting at $14.95 LF NATURAL STONE ......starting at $59.00 SF

Natural Stone Surfaces All One Piece Laminate

On select colors only | Installation available

Visit our showroom at THE AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm Family owned & operated for over 40 years


1 man + truck - $49/hr. 2 men + truck - $69/hr Serving the Okanagan for over 20 years. Complete packing & unpacking & junk removal available

RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free estimates, senior discounts,




Free estimate, BBB Member Over 30 years experience WCB and Liability coverage VISA and Mastercard accepted Final roof inspector available



RUBBISH REMOVAL Truck load of junk or yard waste loaded and hauled to the dump, ranging from $40-$60 per load + dump fees.


Senior’s Specials Experience & Quality New Homes & Repaints Ceilings Bondable. Insurance Work Call Terry

250-863-9830 or 250-768-1098


3 rooms for $299

(2 coats any colour)



Ceiling and trim extra



Price includes Cloverdale Premium Quality Paint NO PAYMENT Until Job Is Completed!


• Fences • Gates • Railings • Rollcages • Ornamental Iron Work • Aluminium • Stainless & Steel. Tube Bending Specialists.



BOOK YOUR WINTER CLEAN UPS! Lawn Maintenance, Clean-ups, Pruning/Hedges, Rubbish Removal, Fertilizing, Aeration, Odd Jobs.

Call 310-JIMS (5467)


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Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate A21 A21




Auto Financing



Misc. for Sale


Homes for Rent

Suites, Lower

Scrap Car Removal

Legal Notices

STEEL BUILDING. “The big year end clear out!” 20x22 $4,259. 25x24 $4,684. 30x34 $6,895. 35x36 $9,190. 40x48 $12,526. 47x70 $17,200. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422.

By Owner 1 acre Okanagan Lake View Lot off Tronson Rd, serviced, secure w/private lake access. Offers. 250-275-1626

2bd, 1bath in Rutland, large lot & shop. $1100/mo 1-250212-0892, or 1-250-679-8808 2BD Mobile on private property, newly reno’d, KLO area, working couple pref, max 2 people, NS, small pet neg. $895+utils. 250-762-6627 3Bdrm front of house, 1281 Pheasant St. Close to all ammens, $1200 + utils, NS, NP, Avail NOW, 250-470-7291 6BD House, FS, WD, DW, NP. Rutland. $1600+ utils. Call 250-317-4843

2BD, furn’d w/lrg sitting room, bright eating area, ideal for seniors, price incl meals, snacks, laundry & housekeeping. $1250. Reduced rate for couple. 250-718-7455


BACH. patially furn. on bus rte Avail. Feb. 1st, single, workng. person, $700/month. includes. util/cbl/int, NP. Rutland area. Leanne 862-9055 Lve. mess.

AA Auto Recycler’s. Scrap Cars/Metal. Will pay for some cars. Call Scott 250-558-8855

While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in the Kelowna Capital News are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front.

NEWER 1bdrm suite, avail immediately. Own entry, parking & nice yard, $675 incl. utils. Quiet area in East Kelowna, NS, NP. Clean resp. person. 250-869-9663, 250-215-2085

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: Estate of PAUL LORNE HARDER formerly of 207-720 Commonwealth Road, Kelowna, British Columbia Creditors and others having claims against the estate of the above deceased are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Administrator, at 3011665 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2B3, on or before February 20, 2014, after which date the Administator will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it having regard to the claims of which the Administrator then has notice. Laura Anne Davis Administrator, by PUSHOR MITCHELL LLP Lawyers Attention: JONI METHERELL Telephone: 250-762-2108 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: ESTATE OF ROGER JOSEPH GAGNE. Also known as ROGER JOHN GAGNE. Notice is given that creditors and others having claims against the estate of Roger Joseph Gagne also known as Roger John Gagne, formerly of 506-1966 Durnin Rd, Kelowna, BC, deceased, who died on October 31, 2013, are required to send full particulars of such claims to the Executrix, c/o Labossiere & Company, Barristers and Solicitors, 1726 Sanora Drive, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 8K7, on or before February 24, 2014, after which date the Executrix will distribute the estate among the parties entitled, having regard only to the claims of which she has notice. DONNA LEMIRE, Executrix by RONALD P. LABOSSIERE Barrister and Solicitor.

Mobile Homes & Parks ✰

CERTIFIED FACTORY OUTLET. While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in the Kelowna Capital News are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front. Refund Policy Our ads are non-refundable when booked for less than 4 weeks (12 issues), when cancelling a 4 week ad you will be refunded in weekly increments only, calculated at the appropriate discount level. Refunds not available for 1/2 price promotion.

Misc. Wanted COLLECTOR looking to buy a coin collection. Also looking for coins, bars, medals, ingots from RC Mint, Franklin Mint, US Mint & others. Todd 250864-3521 I make house calls! Private Coin Collector Buying Collections, Estates, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins, Bills etc. Confidential 250-863-3082 PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670 RECORDS Wanted, Pandosy Books #138-1889 Springfield Rd. nr. Bulk Foods, 861-4995

WANTED ANTIQUES and COLLECTIBLES Top $$ paid. (250)-764-2747

Real Estate Houses For Sale Say “OK Big Three”

to advertise in the Capital News, the Vernon Morning Star and the Penticton Western News! Call 250-763-7114 or email your ad to

Want current value to sell your property? For professional info call Grant, Premiere Canadian Properties at (250)-862-6436 FREE EVALUATION.

Featuring SIERRAS family community, or single and multi-section homes for your property. 250-769-6614

********YOU CAN OWN!******* Brand new 3BR,2Bath home for under $950/mo. O.A.C. Drywall & 6 appls incl. Free panoramic view. Turn key. Call Accent Homes, 250-769-6614

Townhouses SUPER Townhouse Deal! 2bdrm, 1bath, 2 level townhouse on Westside, $149,900. Close to schools & recreation. No strata fees. Alex & Gai, Remax, 250-718-8182

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent $1100 a month for 2 bedroom 1 bath condo, centrally located, 10min walk to orchard park. Utilities extra. Avail in Feb. Call Dan at 250-8609399 e-mail CENTRE of Kelowna. New affordable lux 1&2bd, 5appls, ug prking, NS/NP. 250-763-6600.

Commercial/ Industrial FOR LEASE 1000 sq.ft. Office Trailer fully serviced on fenced 1/2 acre. Zoned Heavy Industrial Including Auto Wrecking. $3000 triple net incl. Fenced 1/2 acre service industrial lot available. Central Westside Location. will build to suit. 250-769-7424 STORE Front 207 Rutland Road N., Kelowna . 1475 sq ft. High traffic volume. 250-8611565 Yard lease available for level parking/open commercial storage space. 1/3 acre in security fenced yard beside Kelowna Canadian Tire, avail. Apr. 1, $1500/m.+GST, 250-448-6604

Duplex / 4 Plex SMALL 2bdrm 4plex, fridge, stove & utils incl’d., $750/mo. 2860 Scharf Rd. West Kel. Also 3bdrm house fr st $850/mo + utils 250-768-5381

Refund Policy Our ads are non-refundable when booked for less than 4 weeks (12 issues), when cancelling a 4 week ad you will be refunded in weekly increments only, calculated at the appropriate discount level. Refunds not available for 1/2 price promotion.

Office/Retail NEWLY Reno’d Office Space on 2nd floor with lake view in Westbank, 700sqft., $800 incl. T.N. Phone: 250-718-9083 RUTLAND Office/Retail Space Main Floor. 500sq’. $500+ triple net. Larger space also avail. 250-862-7384

Rooms for Rent

Black Mtn 2Bdrm basement suite. Seperate entry, prking, NS. NP. $750 utils incl. Avail. immed. Also 3bd upper w/garage, lndry, kit, lving rm. sep prking. $1400+utils. 250-7657504 lve msg

VERY cute newer 2bd, 1bth. $850 incl utils & WD. NS/NP. Glenrosa. Call 250-718-8182

Auto Services 2bdrm mobile Westside NP No parties. Appliances incl’d $675 Call 300-0983, 300-0984

Sport Utility Vehicle

Lake & city views. 1bdrm suite all inclusive, priv entry. NS NP Spotless. $875 250-717-1033

Great condition in/out.



Suites, Upper ATTENTION The Capital News cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition.

Want to Rent Mature Professional woman in need of 2 bedroom. Must have a bath tub! Furnished or unfurnished. $800/month Call (250)215-4574

#1Capri Area, furn’d bd, cable, w/d, w.internet, quiet. Monthly only. Available. 250-862-9223 Bertram St. Furn’d rms/suite, linen, sat tv, w/net, priv, fridge, kit. WD fr $475. 250-861-5757 Rutland furn’d rooms for working man, 30+, living room, kitchen, laundry, utils incl. + shaw cable. $560 + DD. 250215-1561, 250-765-7639 Westside, large room for rent. Share bathroom, high ceilings, fireplace, hardwood floors, $350 + utilities, 587-439-5434

AAA Service 24/7, Cash For Cars. Call Paul Haul. (250)808-9593 LYLE’S TOWING. FREE REMOVAL of unwanted vehicles. Pay up to $1000 for good vehicles. Lots of used parts for sale. (250)-765-8537

Suites, Lower

Say “OK Big Three”

1BD quiet country walkout, lrg windows,Close to Ubco/airport NS $750. Feb.1 250-765-7757 NICE, Bright, 1bd suite, shows very well, NS, NP. $650 +utils. Feb 1. Westside. 250-7188182

AAA Service 24/7, Cash For Cars. Call Paul Haul (250)808-9593


Auto Accessories/Parts

to advertise in the Capital News, the Vernon Morning Star and the Penticton Western News! Call 250-763-7114 or email your ad to

Limited time offer!! Buy 2 weeks, get 30% off the 2nd week

Clean & comfortable interior. Runs Perfect. Very well maintained.

ONLY $59.99 plus HST


1 col x 2” size with or without picture for 3 insertions (1 week)

Call 250-215-6671

(Reg. price $196.25)

Call your classified representative today!


Towing AAA Service 24/7, Cash For Cars. Call Paul Haul. (250)808-9593

Legal While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in the Kelowna Capital News are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front. Refund Policy Our ads are non-refundable when booked for less than 4 weeks (12 issues), when cancelling a 4 week ad you will be refunded in weekly increments only, calculated at the appropriate discount level. Refunds not available for 1/2 price promotion.

Legal Notices NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: Estate of DONALD GRANT McCONACHIE Formerly of 339 Renwick Court, Kelowna, British Columbia. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of the above deceased are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor, at 301-1665 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2B3, on or before February 27, 2014 after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to its having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice Penelope Ann McConachie Executor by Pushor Mitchell LLP LAWYERS Attention: VANESSA E. DEDOMINICIS Telephone (250)- 762-2108

MOTORCYCLE & DRIVER TRAINING Call 250-765-3163 Toll Free 1-888-580-7233

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Adult Adult Entertainment

A Babe. Busty, Blonde Lady. Extraordinary Service/Prices. Sexy in Kelowna 778-484-7438


MALE 4 Male Erotic Massage $95., Winfield, 9-9 Daily 250-766-2048 SEXY, 42 DDD, 28/32 brown eyed brunette. Sexy & Sweet, Discreet. Enjoys couples & dom, GFE. Kelly 765-1098. SOOO SEXY SANDY The Original K-Town Girl. 38D, 29, 34. Let’s Play! 878-1514

Vernon’s Best! New Grand Location! Discrete, Upscale, Beautiful Attendants. In/out Spoil yourself! 250-307-8174. Hiring!


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OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK • 8 AM - 8 PM Walk-in Clients Welcome • After Hours Emergency Available • In-House Lab • Digital X-Rays • Dentistry • Boarding • Pets Sponsored by SPCA • Mobile Surgeon

778-753-3507 156 Asher Rd., Kelowna

SPCA AUXILIARY Luncheon & Sale



Grace is a picture of elegance, very playful & loving. She needs a comfortable new home where she can build up her confidence and trust. She will be a very good family dog ready to go walking, hiking or running with you. She is good with other dogs, loves to snuggle, cuddle and is fondly referred to as a ‘velcro dog’ by her foster parents. If you have the need, love and patience to make this beautiful girl the best she can be, ask the staff to set up and introduction.

(always held on Saturday)

LUNCH Soup, Sandwiches, Sweets with tea or coffee $5.00


Walburn is handsome & has a sweet character. He is good with cats, but suitable for a home with adults or older children only. He is looking for a warm loving owner who will help him become braver and confident... and in return he will reward you with smooching, cuddles and lots of love. Please ask the staff to set up a meet and greet with him.


Dharma is a tad scared right now, so would do better in a home with older children, a quiet environment and experienced owners with lots of patience. All she needs is a chance to come out of her shell and become a loving feline with much to offer a new family. If you feel you have the ideal home for this beauty then come down and spend some time getting to know her.




Toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap, tissues, XXXL garbage bags, and “HE” Liguid laundry detergent

Please donate your unwanted “Canadian Tire” $$

Jack & his sibs are pretty darn cute. He is lively, active and will make a wonderful family pet. In order for him to become a loving, well behaved adult, you must be prepared to put in a lot of time, work & patience. If you feel you have what it takes to make Jack a permanent member of your family unit, please ask the staff for a one-onone meeting...we have no doubt you will fall in love immediately.

Lucy is a wonderful young dog who will be a joyful addition to your household. She loves life, enjoys running, hiking & walking. She will need an active home & family to keep her well behaved. She is good with dogs, but we always recommend that the whole family (dogs included) come for the meeting before you adopt. She is loads of fun and a real treasure.


• Tin Dog & Cat Food (pate please for the cats) • “Greenies” Dog & Cat Pill Pockets • 6 ft. (+) Dog Leashes - Dog & Cat Toys -Timothy Hay• Dog Kongs (mostly large sizes) FOR THE OFFICE: All types of stationary




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The Shelter is in immediate need of

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Charlie is affectionate, friendly & loves people. He’s been lapping up all the attention he can since coming to the shelter. He likes to spend his days sleeping, and will wander around from time to time. He adores everyone, is very sweet natured and gentle and would be a loving addition to any home. If you are interested in adopting Charlie, ask our staff to set up a meeting with him.




Picaso is a great little girl. She is loving and so like to have a family of her very own and maybe a special spot by the window. A warm comfortable lap to lay in would be a real bonus, making her feel safe and loved. If you are looking for a sweet little companion and friend, she is right here waiting for you. Picaso is good with other cats, is tattoo’d and microchiped.

Bella is a very relaxed, loves giving and getting attention. Because of allt he dangers outside, she must be an indoor cat she wants to stay with her new family forever! She gets along with other cats, and is just waiting for second chance to become someones best friend. Come down and spend some time getting to know her.

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Simon is a growing bundle of energy & cuteness. He is going to be a very active dog who will need daily exercise. His breed is intelligent, thrives on work and challenges & do best when their minds & bodies have a job to do. He would benefit from puppy obedience classes & will probably excel at agility. If you have the time & patience to make this pup the best he can be, ask the staff to set up a meet & greet with him.

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January 28, 2014 edition of the Kelowna Capital News